Board looking at 'strong options' for K-5 building names
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Board looking at 'strong options' for K-5 building names

The Quincy School Board could decide as soon as this week on another name, or possibly two, for the new K-5 elementary buildings.

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Friends of Unit 4 impact on display at Fall Festival
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Friends of Unit 4 impact on display at Fall Festival

The Friends of Unit 4 held its largest annual event, the Fall Festival, Saturday at the Adams County Fairgrounds. The free-admission event began at 1 p.m. and continued into the night, wrapping up at 11 p.m. after a performance by Brushville.

North 12th Street school 'ahead of the game'
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North 12th Street school 'ahead of the game'

Certified staff at the new school on North 12th Street got a first look at the new facility under construction this week as part of a meet-and-greet. They posed for a group photo and walked through the construction site.

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JWCC customized training helping regional businesses

John Wood Community College's ability to provide customized training to large, midsize and small businesses in all industry sectors was spotlighted at Wednesday night's Board of Trustees meeting.

New elementary schools means building new PTA organizations
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New elementary schools means building new PTA organizations

Building five new K-5 schools in Quincy also means building five new PTA organizations. Jeann Morrison, working with PTA leadership at the current schools, is spearheading the process and hopes to have much of the plans in place by December.

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Community welcome at Tuesday's Catholic Schools Mass

The Area-Wide Catholic Schools Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Quincy Notre Dame High School gymnasium.

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Hannibal schools superintendent untroubled by enrollment drop

Enrollment in the Hannibal School District for the 2017-18 school year is down by 86 students, but the decline isn't troubling, Superintendent Susan Johnson told the School Board on Wednesday.

JWCC class options can prove beneficial
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JWCC class options can prove beneficial

John Wood Community College is always examining different ideas as a way to connect with the most students, says Cody Baggett, a JWCC dean. One of those options is a 12-week session to help students complete degrees with more flexibility.

Pilot program offers after-school care at Lincoln-Douglas
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Pilot program offers after-school care at Lincoln-Douglas

Quincy Public Schools is piloting an after-school program this school year at Lincoln-Douglas Elementary, with plans to expand as the district's new elementary schools open. The program, available to Lincoln-Douglas families, is offered to K-3 students 3 to 6 p.m. weekdays when school is in session.

QU enrollment down 6 percent, but Conover confident about future
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QU enrollment down 6 percent, but Conover confident about future

Quincy University's overall enrollment for the fall term is 1,098, which includes 322 new students among its undergraduate population of 973. Part-time undergrads and graduate program students boost QU's total enrollment to just under 1,100.